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Re: [DNSOP] Public Suffix List

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:32:52 +0100
Message-ID: <484F8DB4.5030500@mozilla.org>
To: Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de>
CC: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, dnsop@ietf.org, David Conrad <drc@virtualized.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Jamie Lokier:
>> (By the way, although we're talking about administrative divides in
>> the DNS tree, a little thought might be given to administrative
>> divides in URL trees.  There are a fair number of sites containing
>> http://domain.com/user1/* and http://domain.com/user2/*, where those
>> prefixes indicates separately administered URL spaces.  Do similar
>> cookie issues apply?
> Yes.  I think Ebay suffers from these issues.

Indeed. This is one of the reasons that livejournal switched from
www.livejournal.com/name to name.livejournal.com. It prevented rogue
code on user sites stealing the cookies of other users.

Received on Wednesday, 11 June 2008 08:33:38 UTC

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